Dr. Michael Mosley did a first degree at Oxford University before training to be a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London.
After qualifying he joined the BBC, where he has been a science journalist, executive producer and more recently a television presenter. He has written and presented series on BBC One, Two, Three and Four as well as BBC Radio 4. He has won numerous television awards including an RTS (Royal Television Society), an EMMY and being named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association. He is also author of the best selling, “Fast Diet” and, now, "Fast Exercise".
[1:10] How interval training impacts your metabolism
[2:45] Why interval training has evolutionary benefits
[5:05] How the science behind interval training works, but we're not 100% sure why, and the proper way to do it
[7:40] Heart rate ranges that you're looking for while interval training
[10:56] Dr Mosley's experience infecting himself with a tapeworm
[12:45] Why parasites fascinate Dr Mosley
[13:35] The premise of The Fast Diet
[15:50] What ratio you should be attempting in interval training between hard exercise and rest
[18:40] How long Fast Exercise will take and whether you even need to go to the gym